Embouchure : Definition

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Definitions of Embouchure

Pronunciation : Em`bou`chure"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. emboucher to put to the mouth; pref. em- (L. in) + bouche the mouth. Cf. Embouge, Debouch.]
Definition : 1. The mouth of a river; also, the mouth of a cannon.

2. (Mus.) (a) The mouthpiece of a wind instrument. (b) The shaping of the lips to the mouthpiece; as, a flute player has a good embouchure.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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